After spending quite a bit of time today figuring out how to properly register a Java-based server as a Linux service on Debian Sarge, I thought I would share the results of my findings. My requirements were: Automatically start, stop and restart Cleanly integrate with other system services Run the Java processes under a non-root […]Read article
In today’s post , Mark Baker describes the desirable properties of such framework: don’t hide the resource-centric REST model from developers Web based models should resemble HTTP Servlets objects/services should expose the uniform interface. If you know how Restlets work, you certainly recognized those properties. A new idea I noted though: facilitate dealing with resource […]
The last couple of days, I received some encouraging feed-back from an early REST advocate: Jean-Paul Figer. He helped me to identify the following needs: Filtering Restlet for logging, security, etc. : similar in purpose to Servlet Filters (already added to the upcoming 0.15 beta) Integration with existing Web servers (Apache and Microsoft IIS) : […]
The first public release is available on the project’s web site. The current features are: Restlet API Supports all REST concepts (resource, representation, data, connector, components, etc.) Suitable for both client and server REST applications Complete replacement for the Servlet API No dependency on any third-party library Restlets and Maplets allow easy handling of hierarchical […]
My name is Jérôme Louvel, I’m an independent software consultant and author of the Restlet Framework which aims to bring the simplicity and efficiency of the REST architectural style to Java developers. In this blog I’m planning to share some thoughts about Java, REST, XML and related technologies.